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First detection of an artemisinin-resistant malaria parasite contracted ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - February 22, 2017 - 22:25

First detection of an artemisinin-resistant malaria parasite contracted ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Africa now joins Southeast Asia in hosting parasites partially resistant to the first-line antimalaria drug, artemisinin. King Abdullah University of Science ...

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First drug-resistant malaria parasite detected in Africa - Daily Mail

Malaria News Feeds - February 22, 2017 - 22:16

Daily Mail

First drug-resistant malaria parasite detected in Africa
Daily Mail
For the first time in Africa, researchers said Wednesday they have detected a malaria parasite that is partially resistant to the top anti-malaria drug, artemisinin, raising concern about efforts to fight a disease that sickens hundreds of millions of ...
First detection of an artemisinin-resistant malaria parasite contracted in AfricaEurekAlert (press release)

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First detection of an artemisinin-resistant malaria parasite contracted ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - February 22, 2017 - 22:02

First detection of an artemisinin-resistant malaria parasite contracted ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Africa now joins Southeast Asia in hosting parasites partially resistant to the first-line antimalaria drug, artemisinin. King Abdullah University of Science ...

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First drug-resistant malaria parasite detected in Africa - Medical Xpress

Malaria News Feeds - February 22, 2017 - 22:02

Medical Xpress

First drug-resistant malaria parasite detected in Africa
Medical Xpress
For the first time in Africa, researchers said Wednesday they have detected a malaria parasite that is partially resistant to the top anti-malaria drug, artemisinin, raising concern about efforts to fight a disease that sickens hundreds of millions of ...
First detection of an artemisinin-resistant malaria parasite contracted in AfricaEurekAlert (press release)

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Sport Science: Frankford senior's fight to cure malaria - PW-Philadelphia Weekly

Malaria News Feeds - February 22, 2017 - 19:06

PW-Philadelphia Weekly

Sport Science: Frankford senior's fight to cure malaria
PW-Philadelphia Weekly
1 in his class at Frankford, recently did research at the University of Pennsylvania, where he assisted scientists in the fight to find a cure for malaria, a disease plaguing his homeland. “I love science and I wanted to study something where I could ...

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First Lady Leads Malaria Fight - Starr 103.5 FM

Malaria News Feeds - February 22, 2017 - 18:03

Starr 103.5 FM

First Lady Leads Malaria Fight
Starr 103.5 FM
First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has launched the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project and Malaria Safe Initiative intended to encourage active private sector participation in efforts at eradicating incidents of Malaria in Ghana. This ...

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Researchers aim to disrupt egg production in dengue- and Zika-spreading mosquito

Science Daily - Malaria - February 22, 2017 - 17:56
The mosquito Aedes aegypti, which can spread dengue fever, chikungunya, Zika fever, and yellow fever virus, requires a blood meal to develop eggs. One way to control the spread of these diseases is to tamper with the reproductive events that follow this mosquito's blood meal. A team of scientists has explored this at the molecular level. They focused on microRNAs, which play a critical role in mosquito egg maturation.
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Eradicating Malaria: The End Game Relies on Scientific Alliances - Big Think

Malaria News Feeds - February 22, 2017 - 11:05

Big Think

Eradicating Malaria: The End Game Relies on Scientific Alliances
Big Think
Nearly 500,000 people die every year from malaria – an awful amount, but one that has come down from one million deaths per year. Philip Eckhoff, Principal Investigator of the disease modeling team at Intellectual Ventures, explains what is involved in ...

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Investigational malaria vaccine protects against multiple strains, study shows - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - February 22, 2017 - 05:56

News-Medical.net

Investigational malaria vaccine protects against multiple strains, study shows
News-Medical.net
An investigational malaria vaccine has protected a small number of healthy U.S. adults from infection with a malaria strain different from that contained in the vaccine, according to a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of ...
Experimental PfSPZ malaria vaccine provides durable protection ...National Institutes of Health (press release)
Sanaria's PFSPZ vaccine achieves durable protection against heterologous malaria infection in a clinical trialEurekAlert (press release)
Experimental vaccine protects against multiple malaria strainsMedical Xpress
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Controversial CRISPR Can Alter And Wipe Out Malaria - Science Times

Malaria News Feeds - February 22, 2017 - 05:23

Science Times

Controversial CRISPR Can Alter And Wipe Out Malaria
Science Times
It seems that the CRISPR technology is worth a court battle after the patent battle between the Broad Institute and the University of California. Now, several scientists are seeing light to this gene technology which can actually solve epidemics like ...

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Malaria kills two in Palapye - Mmegi Online

Malaria News Feeds - February 22, 2017 - 05:00

Mmegi Online

Malaria kills two in Palapye
Mmegi Online
Already, an additional 26 have been diagnosed with malaria. Palapye DHMT representative, Thato Bailanye revealed the possibility of an outbreak during the Serorome Primary School parents' seminar recently, held under the theme, 'Stakeholder ...

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Malaria kills two in Palapye - Mmegi Online

Malaria News Feeds - February 22, 2017 - 05:00

Mmegi Online

Malaria kills two in Palapye
Mmegi Online
Already, an additional 26 have been diagnosed with malaria. Palapye DHMT representative, Thato Bailanye revealed the possibility of an outbreak during the Serorome Primary School parents' seminar recently, held under the theme, 'Stakeholder ...

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Factors combine to abet resistant malaria strains - The Phnom Penh Post

Malaria News Feeds - February 22, 2017 - 01:26

The Phnom Penh Post

Factors combine to abet resistant malaria strains
The Phnom Penh Post
A cocktail of factors, from financial to supernatural, are affecting the way Cambodians seek malaria treatment, with mistreated cases potentially leading to the spread of resistant strains, a new study has found. The qualitative report, published late ...

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UofL researcher receives NIH grant to study microbes responsible for protecting against malaria - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - February 21, 2017 - 23:51

News-Medical.net

UofL researcher receives NIH grant to study microbes responsible for protecting against malaria
News-Medical.net
Nathan Schmidt, Ph.D., has published research showing that microbes in the gut of mice can affect the severity of illness suffered from infection with Plasmodium, the parasite that causes malaria. To pursue this research further, Schmidt, assistant ...

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New book on malaria from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - February 21, 2017 - 20:29

New book on malaria from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
EurekAlert (press release)
This volume is therefore a valuable reference for all scientists, clinicians, and public health professionals interested in understanding the state-of-the-art of malaria biology research and its critical role in our collective ambition to end this ...

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Mosquito Spit Vaccine Would Fight Malaria, Zika, West Nile, Too - NBCNews.com

Malaria News Feeds - February 21, 2017 - 20:06

NBCNews.com

Mosquito Spit Vaccine Would Fight Malaria, Zika, West Nile, Too
NBCNews.com
Government doctors have started testing a vaccine designed to protect against all diseases spread by mosquitoes, from Zika to malaria and yellow fever. The vaccine targets mosquito saliva in the hope that the body could push back against the bite and ...

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Modern housing associated with reduced malaria risk in sub-Saharan Africa - EurekAlert (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - February 21, 2017 - 19:16

Modern housing associated with reduced malaria risk in sub-Saharan Africa
EurekAlert (press release)
Modern houses -- with metal roofs and finished walls--are associated with a more than 9 percent reduction in the odds of malaria in children in sub-Saharan Africa when compared to more traditional thatched houses, according to a study published in PLOS ...

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